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  • November Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Events at IPFW
For Immediate Release
November 01, 2013

November Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Events at IPFW

Key Info

  • A Portrait of Chief Richardville, November 12, noon–1:15 p.m., Walb Union Ballroom
  • Breaking Through the Silence, November 13, Walb Union Ballroom, noon–1:15 p.m.
  • Both events are free and open to the public
  • The media are invited to cover and attend these events

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—For the month of November, the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is sponsoring two events honoring Native-American Heritage Month and Domestic Violence Month.

The first is a panel discussion honoring Chief Richardville. A Portrait of Chief Richardville will take place November 12 in the Walb Student Union Ballroom from noon to 1:15 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Keynote speakers Maleah Heck and Randi Shepherd will share their triumphs over child abuse at the 7th annual Breaking Through Silence: The Noise of Overcoming an Abusive Situation. This presentation will feature a special performance by the Fort Wayne Ballet and a resource fair featuring agencies that serve victims of domestic violence. Free lunch will be served. This event will take place November 13 in the Walb Student Union Ballroom from noon to 1:15 p.m.

For more information contact Christopher Riley, assistant director of multicultural services/CTE coordinator, 260-481-6847 or rileyc@ipfw.edu

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